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Jul 16, 2022
7th Annual Back2School Block Party

7th Annual Back2School Block Party
Saturday, August 6
Rock Hill Galleria Mall | 2301 Dave Lyle Blvd | Rock Hill

A collaborative community outreach by The Heart2Heart Foundation, Rock Hill Schools and Rock Hill Galleria. The event is open to the general public. See our planning team here.


Bookbags and school supplies for 2,000 York County students
Parent Resource Guide and Bags for 1,000 adults
Get Fit Kid Zone with Rock Hill PRT including our Bubble Wrap Dance Party

FREE Health screenings for adults and youth:

· Blood pressure checks with Palmetto Community Health Care
· Pre-Diabetes Checks with North Central Family Medical Center
· Dental checks & kits with Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures and Dr. Harvey Spencer of A Healthy Smile
· Vision screenings with Tega Cay Lions Club
· Heart Health Check with The Heart2Heart Foundation

Over 30 Community Partners & Companies with Heart sponsors will have booths at the event:

Affinity Health Center
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
City of Rock Hill PRT
Colgate BSBF
Comporium Pioneers
Delta Sigma Theta Rock Hill
Family Connections
The Heart2Heart Foundation
Girls on the Run of the Tri-county
Historic Paradise Foundation
Keystone Substance Abuse Services
Liv to Gro
Keystone Substance Abuse Services
Museum of York County
NAMI Piedmont York County
North Central Medical Center
Pathways Community Center
Rock Hill Boxing Club
Rock Hill Elks Lodge 1318
Rock Hill PRT/Rec-in-a-Box
Rock Hill School District
SC Thrive
Tega Cay Lion's Club
Tobacco Free York County
York County First Steps
York County Library
Victory Gardens International

Half of the 2,000 book bags will be distributed to parents who have registered in advance. There is NO same day registration and we have a limited of book bags left. Parents can register here:

The other half are being distributed through our community partners serving low-income families:

A Place for Hope
Affinity Health Center
Community Medicine Foundation
ESOL Welcome Center
Family Connections
Historic Paradise Foundation
Palmetto Community Health Care
Rock Hill Boxing Club
The Life House Women's Shelter
The Salvation Army
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
York County Library

How IYC members can participate:

Community partners (NPO agencies, community (faith-based organizations) can participate at the event as exhibitors. Click here to apply:
Community partners (NPO agencies, community (faith-based organizations) can provide information or items for our 1,000 parent bags. Email me if you would like to participate.
Organizations and individuals can donate school supplies:
Volunteer! We need lots of smiling faces and helping hands to host an event this size. Click here:

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